Nicholas is a health and life sciences VC and health policy advisor. He is a Partner at a London based healthcare focused venture capital fund where he leads on the global sector investments and sits on the Fund’s Investment Committee. He is also a Senior Specialist Advisor to a senior crossbench member of the UK House of Lords on Health, Life Sciences and Technology Policy. As a sector specialist, he was also an expert member of the Prime Minister’s Independent Mental Health and Employers Review commissioned by 10 Downing Street and worked on a range of successful policies with the National Clinical Directors at the Department of Health and Social Care.
He started his career as a surgeon in the NHS specialising in neurosurgery and holds qualifying degrees in both medicine and law. Nicholas also has a Master of Science degree in Surgical Technology from Imperial College London and an MBA from London Business School. He is an Honorary Senior Fellow at the Centre of Health Innovation Research at the City University, Visiting Lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business and Faculty Advisor at Harvard Medical School.